Shooting Confirmed at Army Base In Colorado, Shelter-In-Place Ordered

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Fort Carson, COLO. — Officials at Fort Carson were investigating after at least one person was shot on the U.S. Army base Thursday evening.

The shooting was reported near Bad Toelz Road in the center of the installation—all gates were closed.

“There is one injured individual who is in stable condition at this time,” the facility said in an alert. “Based on our assessment, there is not an active shooter situation; however all personnel are sheltering in place and all gates have been closed to inbound and outbound traffic while the situation is being investigated.”

Fort Carson is a United States Army installation located in El Paso County, Colorado, near the city of Colorado Springs. The 137,000-acre installation extends southward into Pueblo and Fremont counties.